Dugan Grape Arbor carnival glass fruit bowls

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2015-06-26 10:55:21

Dugan Grape Arbor carnival glass fruit bowls are collectible items of carnival glass, produced in the US by the Dugan Glass Company between 1904 and 1931.

 

Antique or vintage?

Glassware produced more than 100 years ago is classed as “antique” according to the 1930 Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act’s definition.

“Vintage” refers to pieces manufactured within the last 100 years and can include items made as recently as the 1980s.

Grape Arbor pattern

The Dugan Grape Arbor pattern features bunches of grapes with leaves, with an inverted Fan and Feather pattern on the reverse.

Dugan only produced large footed fruit bowls in this pattern.

It is different to the Northwood pattern of the same name, which occurs on the company’s water sets.

Dugan Grape Arbor fruit bowls

Dugan Grape Arbor fruit bowls are available in amethyst and purple, amethyst, blue, and marigold.

How much are Dugan Grape Arbor carnival glass fruit bowls worth?

Blue examples can change owners for between $300 and $450. Amethyst varieties can achieve between $100 and $200 while marigold versions seldom make three figures.

 

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